#576: When Women Stopped Coding
17:13 | Jul 22nd, 2016
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In 2018, women held only 26 percent of professional computing jobs in the U.S. But this hasn’t always been the case. In the early decades of computing, as the hosts of NPR’s Planet Money point out, “the number of women studying computer science was growing faster than the number of men.” What changed? This episode explores some of the key factors contributing to a decline in women’s participation in computing.